Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is a progressive independent person centered national organisation providing services for people with limited mobility.
We now seek applications for the following position in Kilkenny
Programme Assistant- Holiday Services – 12 Month fixed term- 32 hours per week
As a Programme Assistant you will be expected to provide personal and activity-based assistance to the service users of the Kilkenny Holiday Services in a way which enhances their independence, dignity and self-esteem as members of the local community.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
· A minimum of 5 completed modules of QQI/FETAC level 5 in Healthcare Support or similar qualification is essential.
Knowledge and Skills
· Previous experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable
· Understanding of the social model of disability and the concepts of person centered planning an advantage
· Understanding of independent living is desirable
*A full copy of the all the job description is available on www.iwa.ie
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 23rd August 2019
IWA is an equal opportunity employer